ACTION ALERT — Why We Can’t Trust the Mainstream Media about Drugs and Vaccines

Posted August 20th, 2015
Time magazine’s articles—and advertising—epitomize the problem. In its July 27 print edition, Time magazine ran a full-page color ad for smokeless tobacco. But what really got our attention were all the drug ads, which continue week after week. The biggest ad, an inside-front-cover three-page spread, was for Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate), aimed at people with rheumatoid arthritis. Time is not full of articles praising drugs, but it does maintain a steady drumbeat of articles by editor Jeffrey Kluger attacking anyone who dares to ask questions about vaccines.  Read more and TAKE ACTION to write to Time and tell them they should be ashamed of running such stories repeatedly, week after week.

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FDA approved Gardasil 9: Malfeasance or Stupidity?

Posted August 27, 2015
The FDA approved the use of a reportedly ’new and improved’ version of Gardasil, which will be marketed as Gardasil 9. According to the FDA approval letter, this action was taken without consultation with VRBPAC (the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee) which is responsible for reviewing and evaluating data concerning the safety, effectiveness, and appropriate use of vaccines and related biological products.  Read more.

Arthritis Medications May Have Serious Side Effects

Posted  August 27, 2015
Arthritis is a common problem in the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reporting more than 52 million adults and nearly 300,000 children living with some form of the disease. In fact, it is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., limiting work ability for approximately one-third of adults who have it. According to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis costs Americans $156 billion every year in medical expenses and lost wages alone.  Read more.

Vaccine Deliver 4,925 mcg of Aluminum by 18 months, safe limit is 25 mcg

Posted August 27, 2015
While parents across the country are led to believe they are doing the best thing for their children by vaccinating them according to a childhood vaccination schedule, the little known fact is that those vaccines can introduce toxic aluminum into the body at nearly 200 times the safe level. Keep reading – to see for yourself the undeniable truth.  Read more.

(Infographic) Soils, A Foundation for Family Farming

Posted August 26, 2015
Did you know that soils host a quarter of our planet’s biodiversity? This infographic comes from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. They’re working on a project called 2015, International Year of Soils – and this tool contains some other good facts about soil and its role in sustainable agriculture.  Read more.

Everything You Learned About the Cause of Polio is Wrong

Posted August 26, 2015
It has been alleged that DDT causes or contributes to a wide variety of diseases of humans and animals not previously recognized as associated with any chemical. Such diseases included… poliomyelitis, …such irresponsible claims could produce great harm and, if taken seriously, even interfere with scientific search for true causes…[1] (Handbook of Pesticide Toxicology, edited by Wayland J. Hayes, Jr. and Edward R. Laws, 1991)  Read more.

New Monsanto Spray Kills Bugs by Messing with Their Genes

Posted August 26, 2015
A fascinating long piece in MIT Technology Review examines the genetically modified seed industry’s latest blockbuster app in development—one that has nothing to do with seeds. Instead, it involves the industry’s other bread-and-butter product: pesticide sprays. But we’re not talking about the poisonous chemicals you convinced your dad to stop dousing the lawn with. The novel sprays in question are powered by a genetic technology called RNA interference, which promises to kill specific insects and weeds by silencing genes crucial to their survival, while leaving nontarget species unscathed.  Read more.